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Tests To Take To Tell If You Have Hep B

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boyfriend tested + for hep b

my boyfriend 's doctor took a blood test and told him it was a chance that he had hep b. in the meantime of waiting for his results i got tested for hep b and hep c, both test came back neg. i continued to have sex unprtected with boyfriend. a week...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would want to proceed with further counseling by the physician to get the full details.In the meantime, get immunized for hepatitis B and use condoms until all immunizations are done and you have been tested to see if the vaccine worked.Dr.... Read more »

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How soon should I test for Hep B?/ Window Period for Hepatitis?

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Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
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Comparing Three Viruses: HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

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Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
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California: Lofty Goal -- Stamp Out Silent Killer Hepatitis B

... Public health officials and Asian community leaders are working together to eradicate hepatitis B virus from San Francisco, the city with the highest concentration of HBV in the country, as well as the highest rates of liver Read more »
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HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB. My question for anyone knowledgeable out there, is:- Can a Hep B infection cause a false negative HIV test? Especially at 6/7 weeks, and if so what level of probability? Im... Read more »

Tested Postitive for Hep B.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I got tested positive for Hep B. I would like to know if there's anyone out there knows where I can go to get counseling for this. Read more »

HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous
...urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB. My question for anyone knowledgeable out there, is:- Can a Hep B infection cause a false negative HIV test? Especially at 6/7 weeks, and if so what level of probability? Im... Read more »

Hep Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was tested neg for HIV but now I am worried about hep b cause I Am in Asia and hep b is pretty common here according to the CDC. Since I always use condoms is there reason to test Read more »